Ashton Seals Ltd v Mate - Role of the Employment Appeal Tribunal is to hear appeals on the law, not fresh arguments on the facts  EAT
Mr Mate was dismissed. He won at an employment tribunal in claims for notice and holiday pay, and lost his claim for a bonus payment. Both parties appealed. The EAT dismissed all the appeals - "I can see nothing wrong with the way in which the Chairman approached this issue. He heard the evidence; he heard the witnesses: the conclusion he drew was one which he was entitled to draw" said HHJ Birtles.